Australian National still in hospital
July 2, 2018 4:56 am
The husband of the Australian National who is allegedly charged with importation of drugs is recovering at the Lautoka Hospital.
Police say the 45-year-old man also remains under guard at the hospital.
The Force says they are also unaware of the time it will take the man to fully recover before he can be questioned.
Meanwhile his wife, Yvette Nikolic has been charged with one count of unlawful importation of illicit drugs, one count of unlawful possession of illicit drugs and one count of failure to declare arms and ammunition to a customs officer.
She will be appearing at the Lautoka High Court on Wednesday.
The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service, Police, Biosecurity Authority and Health Department seized 13 bars of Cocaine weighing 15 Kilograms and Ecstasy tablets with an estimated value of $10 to 15 million US dollars from Denarau Port last month.
It is also confirmed that $30,000 undeclared currency, guns and ammunition was also found on the yacht.